5h & 6th March 2019
The Royal Shrovetide Football match is a ‘medieval football’ game played annually on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, in the town of Ashbourne, Derbyshire. The game is played over two eight-hour periods, the goals are three miles apart and there are very few rules.
8th & 9th June 2019 – 09:00 – 17:00
First established in 1989, Belper Steam and Vintage Event is now one of the largest in the county. It has exhibits and attractions for the whole family to enjoy, including; Vintage Vehicles on show, and plenty of charity, trade, craft and auto jumble stalls. There are also arena events, olde tyme fair and street entertainers to keep children occupied.
5th June 2019 – 9th June 2019
Wednesday – Saturday – 10:00 – 18:30 / Sunday – 10:00 – 17:00
The RHS Chatsworth Flower Show provides gardening inspiration, have-a-go workshops and unique shopping within the picturesque setting of Chatsworth House and Gardens.
27th April 2019 – 28th April 2019
The Bakewell Food Festival, held in the picturesque town of Bakewell, boast over 70 stalls which includes locally sourced produce, tasty dishes and delicious drinks. There will be a number of cookery demonstrations to inform and educate.
The Love Food Roadshow will be present, with celebrity chef Richard Fox, which will also feature children’s cookery. In addition to this family event, there will also be pony and donkey rides, and many other fun activities for the whole family.
You can even have a taste of the famous Bakewell Pudding, What better way to spend your time in Derbyshire?
Every Saturday and Sunday from 7th September 2019 until 27th October 2019
Matlock Bath Illuminations features a spectacular illuminated and decorated boat parade along the River Derwent. It is a fun packed family event with fireworks every Saturday Nights at 21:00 and entertainment every Sunday night from 18:00 in Derwent Gardens.
The Boats can only be viewed on admission to the gardens. Pricing and ticket information can be found on the Derbyshire Dales District Council website
30th March 2019 / 27th April 2019 / 25th May 2019 / 29th June 2019 / 27th July 2019 / 31st August 2019 / 28th September 2019 / 26th October 2019 / 30th November 2019 / 21st December 2019*
Generally held on the last Saturday of every Month, The popular Bakewell Farmers Market attracts more than 5000 visitors and has 70 stalls to enjoy, most of the stalls are dedicated to food and drink with a number of favourites such as real ales, wines, mushrooms, large vegetable stalls, rare breeds of pork, buffalo meat, ice cream, bread, jams and preserves.
It is the second largest Farmers Market in the Country and has recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2018.
9 April – 12 April 2019
Broadway’s longest running American musical comes to Chesterfield! Set in the 1920’s and based on real murders and trials, we follow Roxie who murders her lover and is arrested. In jail she meets double-murderess Velma. When both acquire the same lawyer, Billy Flynn, tensions come to ahead as they both vie for the spotlight. Featuring such musical theatre song staples as; ‘All That Jazz’, ‘Mister Cellophane’, and ‘The Cell Block Tango’.
10 May – 12 May 2019
A three-day event of thrilling world-class equestrian sport, combined with entertainment for all the family in the beautiful surroundings of Chatsworth.
Our holiday cottages make an ideal base for a trip to the Chatsworth International Horse Trials. The Escape, is a large luxury 5 bedroom holiday cottage with hot tub near Chatsworth, or visit our home page to see our other luxury holiday cottages in the Derbyshire Peak District with hot tub near Chatsworth.
12 January – 23 March 2019
In their exhibition at Buxton Museum, Derbyshire based artist Sue Lewis-Blake and Ursula Blancke-Dau from Lüneburg, Germany explore the notion of the circle: its outline shape, its central space and its symbolic meaning. Many of the works on show have ancient stone circles as the source of inspiration, there being a number of such sites close to both of the artists’ homes.